johnny-weir-olympics-fur-threats-be-good-johnny-weir-sundance.jpgIn Vancouver, figure skater Johnny Weir competed in his last winter Olympics.

Fans of his reality show on the Sundance Channel, “Be Good Johnny Weir,” know that the road to Vancouver was a tough one for the athlete.

Leading up to the Olympics, Weir made headlines after fur activists objected to his use of fur on his skating costume and made threats on the athlete. Even after Weir agreed to remove it, the threats apparently continued and Weir decided to stay within the relative security of the Olympic village.

]]>Evan Lysacek and Evgeni Plushenko. Weir says there’s more to the story. In our interview with the Olympian, he sheds light on the Olympic scores, reveals just how serious the fur activists’ threats became and how his fans made a difference. Check out the video below:

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